Graveside services for Agnes Orel were held on Thursday, June 18, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at the Winner City Cemetery in Winner, SD. Mason Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Agnes Ann (Klima) Orel was born in Witten, SD on March 29, 1937, to Joe and Anna Klima.
Agnes and her family moved close to Dallas, SD. She attended schools in Tripp and Gregory Counties. She attended Gregory High School. While attending high school she worked at Stukel’s Café part time, also she worked at Warrior Inn.
In 1956 she married Melvin James Orel and they lived on their farm near Hamill. They had three daughters, Elaine, Eileen, and Lori.
Agnes also loved working in the garden and flower garden. She was also an avid cake baker. She also enjoyed square dancing. They moved to Winner in 1993 where they both spent their time and enjoyed retirement.
Agnes Orel, age 83, of Winner, SD, passed away on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at the Winner Regional Health Care Center in Winner, SD.
She is survived by her husband, Melvin, of 64 years, three daughters, Elaine (Brad Boes), Eileen Larson, Lori (Keith McCarty), eight grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and a brother-in-law, Donald Orel.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Anna Klima, her brother Frankie, several aunts and uncles, mother and father-in-law Joe and Anna Orel, and a brother-in-law, Darrel Orel.